Tag: Lufthansa

Lufthansa flies from Munich Airport to Seattle for the first time

On Friday afternoon, 218 passengers flew with Lufthansa from Munich to Seattle for the first time. The airline is now offering three weekly flights from Munich to the US metropolis using an Airbus A350. This makes Seattle its fifth destination on North America's West Coast after San Diego, Los...

Lufthansa sends ‘Yes to Europe’ aircraft to Berlin

To mark the start of the Berlin International Airshow (ILA) in Berlin, Lufthansa will be flying its “European aircraft” to Berlin Brandenburg Airport. The Airbus A320 with the slogan 'Yes to Europe' will connect the capital's airport with the Lufthansa hub in Frankfurt thirteen times on 5 and...

Lufthansa to consolidate office space in Frankfurt

The Lufthansa Group has begun construction of a new conference and visitor centre in the immediate vicinity of the Lufthansa Aviation Centre (LAC) at Frankfurt Airport. The new building is part of a consolidation process which has been under way at the Frankfurt am Main site since 2020, and which...

Lufthansa and UFO agree on long-term collective pay agreement for cabin crew

Lufthansa and the trade union UFO have agreed on a new collective labour agreement for the approximately 19,000 cabin crew of Lufthansa Airlines. The core of the agreement is a wage increase totalling 16.5 per cent (with interest effect 17.4 per cent) in several steps over the next three years. ...

Lufthansa cabin staff strikes set to affect 120,000 passengers this week

Lufthansa cabin staff strikes set to affect 120,000 passengers this week

Lufthansa said around 120,000 passengers will be affected by strikes this week as cabin staff are set to walk out across key German airports. This week Lufthansa staff will go on strike at Frankfurt and Munich airports on 12 March and 13 March, respectively. Totalling 1,000 flights, Lufthansa ...

Lufthansa urges swift agreement with Unions amid wage negotiations

German airline Lufthansa has expressed its eagerness to expedite wage negotiations with labour unions following demands for higher pay increases. The airline, grappling with ongoing strikes, aims to avert further disruptions. In response to labour union Verdi's call for a more substantial pay rai...

Lufthansa warns of severe disruption as strike threatens 90% of flights

Lufthansa, Germany's flagship carrier, has issued a stark warning of extensive flight cancellations as ground staff prepare to strike, potentially affecting up to 90 percent of the airline's scheduled flights on Wednesday. The looming industrial action, announced by the union Verdi, is expected t...

What does the UK’s ban on airlines’ ‘greenwashing’ ads mean for travel sellers and B2B distributors?

Last week the UK’s advertising watchdog banned Google adverts from Air France, Lufthansa and Etihad for giving a misleading impression of the airlines' environmental impact, as reported by ARGS.  This followed reports in September of separate similar actions against Ryanair, Etihad and Lufthansa...

Regulator bans airlines’ ads over ‘misleading’ environmental claims

The UK's advertising regulator has banned the ads of three airlines over "misleading" environmental claims. Air France, Lufthansa and Etihad have all had their adverts banned due to the Advertising Standards Authority's (ASA) concerns the airlines have misled customers about the environmental impac...

SunExpress to buy up to 90 Boeing 737 MAX jets to fuel robust growth

Boeing and SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, announced today the airline has again selected the 737 MAX to continue its robust growth. With a commitment to purchase up to 90 fuel-efficient single-aisle Boeing jets, announced at the Dubai Airshow, Türkiye's leading leis...

Lufthansa offers free messaging on European flights

Good news for passengers who also want to be reachable above the clouds. From mid-January 2024, Lufthansa will offer unlimited free messaging on its short- and medium-haul flights. Travellers will then be able to send and receive as many messages as they like, including photos, on their own smartph...

Lufthansa equips short- and medium-haul aircraft with new cabins

Lufthansa guests will experience a new cabin interior on short- and medium-haul routes in the future. Starting in spring 2025, the company will successively equip 38 Airbus A320s already flying for Lufthansa with the new innovative cabin. More space for carry-on luggage: Large overhead bins ca...

Lufthansa is first to retrofit its A320 with Airspace L Bins from EFW

Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW), competence centre for Airbus Aircraft Conversions (P2F), for lightweight components and cabin systems like the new upsized overhead bins for Airbus, the “Airspace L Bins”, is glad that Lufthansa is becoming the first Airbus customer for the L Bins. From early 20...

Lufthansa expands flights to the USA with three new connections

Lufthansa Airlines is expanding its service from Frankfurt and Munich to the U.S. in summer 2024 with three new connections. Starting next summer, Lufthansa will offer a total of 27 USA destinations, decidedly more than before Corona. Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Raleigh-Durham International Ai...

New Baggage Drop-off Counters for Lufthansa Group Passengers Open at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Group passengers at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) can use 21 state-of-the-art check-in counters at Concourses A and B of Terminal 1. By using the automated bag drop function, passengers are now able to deposit their baggage faster and in a more convenient way, even outside regular check-in h...

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